Interspeech'2005 - Eurospeech

Lisbon, Portugal
September 4-8, 2005

The PF_STAR Children's Speech Corpus

Anton Batliner (1), Mats Blomberg (2), Shona D'Arcy (3), Daniel Elenius (2), Diego Giuliani (4), Matteo Gerosa (4), Christian Hacker (1), Martin Russell (3), Stefan Steidl (1), Michael Wong (3)

(1) Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany; (2) KTH, Stockholm, Sweden; (3) University of Birmingham, UK; (4) ITC-irst, Italy

This paper describes the corpus of recordings of children's speech which was collected as part of the EU FP5 PF_STAR project. The corpus contains more than 60 hours of speech, including read and imitated native-language speech in British English, German and Swedish, read and imitated non-native-language English speech from German, Italian and Swedish children, and native-language spontaneous and emotional speech in English and German.

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Bibliographic reference.  Batliner, Anton / Blomberg, Mats / D'Arcy, Shona / Elenius, Daniel / Giuliani, Diego / Gerosa, Matteo / Hacker, Christian / Russell, Martin / Steidl, Stefan / Wong, Michael (2005): "The PF_STAR children's speech corpus", In INTERSPEECH-2005, 2761-2764.